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GHMC Property Tax

Property tax is one of the most prominent sources of revenue for the state government of Hyderabad. A property owner is charged property tax by the municipal corporation of his or her area. Levy of property tax is delegated to different municipalities within each state, resulting in property taxes varying among different municipalities. Money generated from property taxes is used by the government for maintenance of various civic amenities like road repairs, lighting, drainage and common areas such as public parks.

Property owners in Hyderabad are required to pay property tax to the Hyderabad municipality body, Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC), on an annual basis. The funds collected are utilized to facilitate better public service in the city.

Steps for Online Payment of GHMC Property Tax

Every houseowner will have a unique Property Tax Identification Number (PTIN). This number is 14 digits in case of old PTINs, and 10 digits for new PTINs. Enter the digits on the website and make the payment online.

Follow the below steps to pay GHMC property tax online:

Step 1: Visit ptghmconlinepayment.cgg.gov.in/PtOnlinePayment.do

Step 2: Enter PTIN and click on “Know Property Tax Dues”.

Step 3: Verify details of arrears, property tax, adjustments etc. and select how you want to make payment - net banking, credit card or debit card.

Step 4: You will be redirected to the payment gateway page. Enter your card details or login to net banking and complete the payment.

GHMC Property Tax: Due Date and Penalty

The last dates for payment of half-yearly property taxes 31 July and 15 October. Any delay in the payment of tax will attract a penal interest of 2% per month on the amount outstanding.

GHMC Property Tax Calculation

GHMC Residential Property Tax Calculation

The annual property tax for residential property is calculated using this formula: Plinth Area × MRV per sq. ft. × 12 × (0.17-0.30) depending on the monthly rental value (as per the following slab) – 10% depreciation + 8% library cess

Where

  • Plinth area is the covered built-up area and

  • MRV per sq. ft. is the current rent-per-square-foot

Range of Monthly RentalGeneral TaxConservancy TaxLighting TaxDrainage TaxTotal
Up to Rs. 50Exempted from paymentExempted from paymentExempted from paymentExempted from paymentNA
Rs. 51-100 2% 9% 3% 3% 17%
Rs. 101-200 4% 9% 3% 3% 19%
Rs. 201-300 7% 9% 3% 3% 22%
Above Rs. 300 15% 9% 3% 3% 30%

GHMC Commercial Property Tax Calculation

The annual property tax for commercial property is calculated using this formula: 3.5 × Total Plinth Area in sq. ft. × Monthly Rental Value per sq. ft.

The Monthly Rental Value for commercial property is dependent on the zones or locality. Check the GHMC website for this information related to MRV.

Minimum and Maximum taxes

  • The property tax for cellular towers, ATMs and hoardings is the maximum with a monthly rent of Rs. 50-Rs. 70 per sq. ft.

  • Hospitals, educational institutions and hostels are levied at the minimum with a monthly rent of Rs. 8 and Rs. 9.50 per sq. ft.

Online Self-Assessment Scheme

The online scheme for self-assessment of property tax allows property owners to submit application for new assessment by completing an online form - eghmc.ghmc.gov.in/Survey/SelfAssessmentt.aspx

The details that are required from the property owner are:

Owner Details

  • Owner First Name

  • Owner Last Name

  • Mobile Number

  • Email ID

  • Circle

Property Details

  • Locality Name

  • Road/Street Name

  • Building Permission Number

  • Building Permission Date

  • PIN code

  • Building Type (Independent/Apartment)

  • Door number

Plinth Area

  • Floor

  • Usage Type

  • Length

  • Width

  • Plinth Area

  • SC No

  • Owner Name

GHMC Property Tax Exemptions and Concessions

The following exemptions and concessions under Section 202 are allowed as per HMC Act:

  • 100% exemption for the properties owned by ex-servicemen.

  • 100% exemption for religious places of worship and charitable institutions.

  • 100% exemption for recognized educational institutions (up to Xth class).

  • 50% "vacancy remission" granted for vacant premises after the tax inspector generates a field report.

FAQs

What is property tax?

Property tax is one of the most prominent sources of revenue for the state government. A property owner is charged property tax by the municipal corporation of his or her area. Levy of property tax is delegated to different municipalities within each state, resulting in property taxes varying among different municipalities.

What are the consequences in case of delay or non-payment of property tax?

Delays in the payment of tax will attract a penal interest of 2% per month on the amount outstanding.

Who are exempted from the payment of property tax?

The following exemptions are allowed as per HMC Act:

  • 100% exemption for the properties owned by ex-servicemen

  • 100% exemption for religious places of worship and charitable institutions

  • 100% exemption for recognized educational institutions (up to Xth class)

How is GHMC commercial property tax calculated?

The annual property tax for commercial property is calculated using this formula: 3.5 × Total Plinth Area in sq. ft. × Monthly Rental Value per sq. ft.

What is the process of paying GHMC property tax online?

To pay GHMC property tax online, follow these 4 simple steps:

Step 1: Visit ptghmconlinepayment.cgg.gov.in/PtOnlinePayment.do

Step 2: Enter PTI number and click on “Know Property Tax Dues”.

Step 3: Verify details of arrears, property tax, adjustments etc. and select how you want to make payment - net banking, credit card or debit card.

Step 4: You will be redirected to the payment gateway page. Enter your card details or login to net banking and complete the payment.

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